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    Seven ways to smooth your path along the Silk Road

    The New Economic Silk Road promises to deliver huge benefits for China and its partner countries, but the enormity of the project will undoubtedly attract a wide range of unforeseen risks. What is the risk environment really like on the New Economic Silk Road?

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    Romania’s corruption crisis

    Protests are continuing in Romania despite the government’s decision to repeal an emergency ordinance to decriminalise certain corruption offences for public officials. In this podcast we explore what lies ahead in Romania’s battle with corruption and what the implications are for businesses in this turbulent time.

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    Abu Sayyaf Group: new kidnapping tactics causing waves

    The Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has been responsible for a surge in offshore abductions in the southern Sulu and northern Celebes Seas. The group kidnapped more than 50 foreign victims in more than 20 separate attacks during 2016, compared with five known foreign victims in 2015.

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    Automotive Expert Brief: India

    Driven by rising income levels and comparatively low car penetration rates, India continues to be one of the world’s fastest-growing automotive markets.

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    A US China trade war?

    While our most likely scenario for US-China ties in the coming year is not alarming, Trump’s arrival in office has brought far greater uncertainty, and increases the likelihood of scenarios that would entail significant disruption to trade and investment relations. Several factors underline the risk of misjudgements.

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    Socialists’ choice of Hamon shakes up French election race

    In choosing the leftist Benoit Hamon as its presidential candidate, France’s Socialist Party has made the April election much more unpredictable. Senior Europe Analyst, David Lea discusses how the French political race is shaping up.

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